Tag: mathematics and statistics

Calculating history: Leon Hall pens history of mathematics at S&T

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Ask retired mathematics chair Leon Hall how long it took to write his departmental history book, An Ideal Department: Mathematics and Statistics at MSM, UMR, and Missouri S&T, and the answer may surprise you. “I could say 35 years or even 55, but the decision to organize the stuff I had collected into a book was only five […]

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Kummer Institute establishes endowed department chair

Posted by on January 19, 2021

The founding of the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development in October 2020 has led to the creation of an endowed chair in mathematics and statistics. The search for the first Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics is underway with applications due by Feb. 14, 2021. The […]

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Sharing a passion for mathematics

Posted by on January 22, 2019

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When St. James, Mo., native Tyler Glidden graduated from high school, he wanted to be a chemical engineer like his uncle. And he wanted to earn his degree from Missouri S&T because he knew S&T had a great reputation for engineering.

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Photos of Missouri S&T faculty on display in Paris

Posted by on November 30, 2017

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In 2015, French artist Marie-Hélène Le Ny spent four days on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus displaying her work and photographing and interviewing some of Missouri S&T’s female faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Now six of those photographs are on display in Paris.

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Missouri S&T researcher tracks subsurface water flow

Posted by on May 24, 2016

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By combining computational mathematics and several engineering disciplines, a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher hopes to consistently predict the underground flow of water through porous terrain with large fractures, channels or conduits.

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Learn how to conduct research in extreme locations at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Dr. James Cochran, professor of statistics and Rogers-Spivey Faculty Fellow at the University of Alabama, will present a guest lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month about Statistics Without Borders’ work in locations that include war, famine, terrorism, disease, destruction, corporate corruption and even oppressive government rulers.

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Missouri S&T to host regional mathematics conference

Posted by on March 27, 2015

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The first Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Central States Section Conference will be held at Missouri University of Science and Technology April 11-12.

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Missouri S&T’s calculus courses get a redesign

Posted by on November 5, 2014

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This fall, the mathematics and statistics department at Missouri University of Science and Technology began implementing a multiyear, multistage redesign of its three engineering calculus courses to strengthen student understanding of the subject. Missouri S&T math faculty believe the redesign will increase student success in calculus and subsequent courses.

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Missouri S&T teacher’s workshop earns DHE grant

Posted by on June 9, 2014

A hands-on, interactive summer workshop held at Missouri S&T to help Missouri educators improve their teaching of math and science has earned a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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Samaranayake receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on April 21, 2014

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Dr. V.A. Samaranayake, Curators’ Teaching Professor of mathematics and statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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